Acetone should be applied to a clean, soft cloth before being gently rubbed over the epoxy-covered regions. The epoxy will then start to loosen as the wood or concrete begins to absorb the acetone. To remove the epoxy glue slowly and gently without harming the wood or concrete, use a knife or other scraping tool. You can use the strippers (resin remover) also as alternative of acetone.
Caution during epoxy removal
Most people are not sure exactly how epoxy resin removers work, or they do not know how to remove epoxy safely. Before attempting any epoxy resin removal at home you should educate yourself on the process and the health hazards of epoxy resin. Epoxy resins are toxic to pets and children and can cause severe burns if exposed while coming into contact with it. Therefore, learning the safest way as given above on how to remove epoxy resin is a must for every do-it-yourself type of person.
How to Remove Epoxy from the skin?
Removing epoxy from skin is a tricky one and requires special care. It’s not like removing epoxy from an object, e.g. wood, following the method shown above. You can use normal household cleaners such as dish soap and warm soapy water. Apply the soap mixture to the affected area, then rinse it off with warm water and pat dry. When rinsing the warm soapy water, scrub it away gently and properly to ensure that no harsh chemicals are left behind.
Prevent resin build-up with apple cider
To prevent the resin from building up and being difficult to remove in the future you should clean the skin with apple cider vinegar each time you wash it. Apple cider vinegar has been shown to work very well in killing bacteria. You should mix one part of apple cider vinegar with one part of warm water and apply this solution to the face or other affected areas of the skin. To help with burning sensations, you may also want to apply some almond oil to the skin, as almond oil has natural antibacterial properties.
With the tips in this article, removing epoxy from the skin should be easier. If there are problems with removing epoxy from the skin, visit your doctor for further advice promptly.